Category: <span>Wardrobe Planning</span>

Birthday Dress + My First of Many Watson’s!

Yesterday was my birthday, 39 years young, and I decided to break out my party dress to celebrate.  I’ve also just sewn up my first two Watson Bra’s and have 5 more cut up and ready to sew! I got a new nose ring, in lovely lapis, a Wedgwood style pitcher from the MET from my parents, and two new patterns on the way courtesy of my husband, …

Spring Sewing Plans 2015

I think I love planning out my looks just as much as the actual sewing and dyeing.  Read on for my sewing plans for  the rest of winter to Spring! For the past few month’s I’ve been working my way slowly through Into Mind’s Workbook, love her site!  Below is my color palette for the year.  I’m not bothering to make as much seasonally anymore.   During SW Florida winters the coldest …

Halloween Sewing Plans + Costumes Past

I LOVE Halloween!  It’s my favorite holiday of the year- I love a good excuse to dress up.  Growing up our costumes were always handmade by my mom, who was quite the seamstress.  I went as a butterfly, a black cat, Sleeping Beauty & Rapunzel (my yarn wig was awesome!).  In High school I started making my own costumes, mostly thrifted , ranging from George Sand(my favorite French writer), Isaac Asimov (I can’t …

Summer Sewing Plans

It’s been a busy summer with both kids home all day and tons of family visiting.  I’m a bit amazed by how much sewing I’ve accomplished lately!  I thought I better plan out my makes for the rest of the summer  since my fabric and pattern stash has grown quite a bit lately.  The weather tends to stay warm here until way past December so I’ll be wearing …

My Capsule Wardrobe-Wardrobe Architect Week 9

I’m starting to plan out what I’ll be making for my Capsule Wardrobe for the Spring/Summer! Last weeks post over at Wardrobe Architect for Week 9 was so helpful for narrowing down my ideas into what I really need in my wardrobe.  Spring is definitely in the air and I’m excited to start sewing!  Here are my paired down major looks for the spring from my polyvore sets: Look 1:  Tank, Linen/ Lightweight Pants, Sandals Look …

Wardrobe Architect-Beauty

Weeks 8 & 9 have had me really excited to post again for Wardrobe Architect over at the Coletterie! Today’s post will focus on Beauty (hair & makeup) and I’ll post soon about Week 9’s Capsule Wardrobe planning! Week 6/ My Colors: Neutrals– sand, white, dove grey, tape & cream Nearly Neutrals– pale aqua, navy, blush, grey blue Statement Colors– Orange/Rust, Aquamarine, Cobalt, Teal, Copper, Lavender, Coral, Fuchsia …

Silhouettes & My Uniform- Wardrobe Architect

It’s Week 4 of the Wardrobe Architect over at the Coletterie and this weeks post focuses on identifying our key silhouettes and proportions. This was a great exercise to determine the looks I prefer and start to solidify the style I want to build into my wardrobe.  I’m hoping to build an easy to wear uniform (check out Into-Mind for more on this) so I can easily mix …

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